Property reports

A property report provides all the information in a Building Information Report, as well as other basic property information.

Property reports are not available to commercial properties. If you need a report for a commercial property, apply for a LIM report.


What a property report includes

The report includes the following details:

  • aerial photograph of the property
  • public and private drainage plans
  • computer details about the property
  • summarised relevant residential rules from the District Plan
  • details of building permits and consent records
  • rates information
  • summarised encroachment details.

What a property report doesn't include

A property report doesn't include the building consent plans or documents.

If you need the documents, which may include floor plans, use our building consent search service


Get a property report

1 - 2 household units on the property

Apply and pay online

Apply online

Apply by email or in person

If you'd like a hard copy of the application form, fill out the application form below and either email it or bring it in to the Council in person.

3–8 household units on the property

Fill out the property application form above.

Note: Online application form not presently available for this report.

9+ household units on the property

Fill out the property report application form above and attach a current (no older than 3 months) Computer Freehold Register (Certificate of Title). To get a copy of the Computer Register (Certificate of Title), contact Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) or order one online:

Note: Online application form not presently available for this report.

Land Title Services, LINZ (Land Information New Zealand)

Phone: 0800 665 463




Property reports are charged per unit requested. For example, if you request a report on one unit in a building containing 100 units, it's one report at $308.50; if you want a report on two units in the building, it's two separate reports at $308.50 each.

Number of Household Units on the Property Fee Per Unit
1 - 2 $199.00
3 - 8 $290.50
9 and upwards $308.50

All fees include GST.


Processing time

A property report takes up to 3 working days to process, excluding public holidays and the period 25 December - 15 January.

Contact and address

Business Services – LIM team

Phone: 04 801 4303


Postal address: PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140

Street address: 12 Manners Street
Wellington 6011